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Norwalk, OH 44857
Phone: 419-668-1469

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Joanne Ella Mushett

Joanne Ella Mushett (nee Lobinger), 78, of Norwalk, died Thursday, November 10, 2010 at her home, surrounded by her family, following a three-year battle with cancer.

She was born March 6, 1932 in Youngstown, Ohio. She moved to Norwalk in 1947 and graduated from Norwalk St. Paul High School in 1950. She married Charles Mushett on April 14, 1951. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed attending her children and grandchildren's school and sports activities and was an avid St. Paul Flyer fan. She enjoyed baking and cooking special meals for every holiday. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. She bowled for many years on the Thursday morning bowling league and worked for several years at the election polls. She always looked forward to getting together for regular dinners with her high school friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeannette and George Kirbawy and her in-laws, Frank and Marie Mushett; and a son-in-law, Tom Nickols.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Charles Mushett; her sons, Michael, Christopher (Lois), and Daniel (Kim); daughters, Michele (Jeff) Elrod, Maureen Mushett, Jeannette Nickols, Danielle (David) Hartman, Jody (Joe) Centers, Amy (Tom) Sweet; grandchildren, Benjamin (Kari) Petersen, Anthony, Travis, and Lindsay Mushett; Andrew (Lisa), Brett (Alana), and Alison Mushett; Nathan (Sherry) Elrod, Nicholas (Jenn) Elrod, Christopher and Zachary Elrod; Charles and Dana Hartman; Jordan, Megan, and Ryan Centers; Sierra Mushett; Leah Talon, Colton, Hunter, and Jude Sweet; great-grandchildren Reagan and Ryann Mushett, Waylon Elrod, Quinn Elrod, and Londyn Mushett.

Friends may call at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk on Friday, November 12, 2010 from 3:00 until 8:00 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, November 13th at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk. The Rev. Eric Mueller, associate pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Norwalk.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Athletic Boosters, 93 E. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857 or Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Online condolences to